brook607

Location: NYC
Member since 4/30/2009

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  • 14 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 12 comments
  • 10 questions

Reviews by brook607

Wanted a Chemical Brow Lift, but Got Uneven Droopy Eyebrows Instead - Manhattan, NY

Two weeks ago, I got botox in 3 areas: my "11" and my horizontal forehead lines, and for my neck. Both eyebrows have drooped a little, and my right eyebrow has drooped more so. Now my eyebrows are uneven. Because of the droopy eyebrows, my eyes look worse. The skin on my upper eyelid... READ MORE

Questions from brook607

Is It Safe to Get a Blepharoplasty in the Doctor's Office?

I have a consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon, and was told that he can do the blepharoplasty in his office. Is this a good idea? I know the procedure is done... READ MORE

Is Botox a Good Alternative to Surgery for Turkey Neck?

I am considering a neck lift, and was told that Botox injections work really well for some patients. I have loose, wrinkled skin and turkey neck. READ MORE

How Long Does an Upper Eyelid Surgery Usually Take?

The doctor who is going to do my upper Blepharoplasty said that the procedure will take about 1 1/2 to 3 hours, and he is going to use a local. Is that right? 3 hours? Isn't... READ MORE

Surgeon Not Experienced Enough for Eyelid Surgery?

My plastic surgeon had only one before and after picture of an upper eyelid surgery. He is board certified, and in his early 50's, but I am worried that he doesn't have much... READ MORE

How Long After Botox Can Full Effects Be Seen?

I was told that after receiving Botox, you have to wait at least 2 to 3 days just to start seeing any effects. Is this true? READ MORE

Isn't a Full Face Lift Riskier Than a Mini Face Lift with Respect to Complications, Etc?

All cosmetic plastic surgery comes with risk, such as health complications like infection, and bad workmanship. We've all read about botched eye jobs, nose jobs, etc. Even... READ MORE

12 Days Post Eyelid Surgery: Left Eyelid Feels Like It's Scratching Eyeball - Is This Normal?

Post-op, my left side had more swelling and bruising than the right. The vision in my left eye is a little blurry, and it's still a little dry. My right eye is also dry,... READ MORE

For How Long Do I Have to Use a Sunscreen on my Upper Eyelid Surgery Scars?

My plastic surgeon told me to use a sunscreen on my upper blepharoplasty surgical scars. They are visible on the outer corner of each eye. I am 7 weeks post-op and the scars... READ MORE

3 1/2 Months Post Upper Blepharoplasty, and my Eyes Are Very Sensitive to Light. What's Causing This?

My eyes have always been a little sensitive to sunlight, but since the surgery, it's almost to the point of being a problem; sometime it feels like I can't even keep my... READ MORE

What Can Be Causing my Very Dry Eyes 5 1/2 Months Post Upper Blepharoplasty?

I'm 52 years old, and I did NOT have dry eyes before the surgery. At 5 1/2 months, I can't cry if I wanted to. I'm lucky to get enough tears to moisten my eye balls... READ MORE

Recent comments from brook607

For sure the eyelid skin will loosen as we continue to age. READ COMMENT

My eyelids do close completely, and I also am now very sensitive to bright sunlight. The scar on my left eye still feels tight, but I have no problem closing my eye all the way. READ COMMENT

What feels pinchy? Your eyes or your scars? I had an upper bleph just about 2 years ago, and I still have very low tear production. When I feel like crying, I hardly get any tears. I've been meaning to go see an opthamologist about... READ COMMENT

Hi, sorry I didn't get back to you sooner. I had it done a couple of years ago, but from what I remember, it did take at least 3 months to wear off, and I think it happened within a couple of days. I couldn't wait for my eyes to get... READ COMMENT

Did you have an upper or lower bleph? My eyes are already asymetrical. My right upper eyelid droops more than my left. This is pretty common. Most people I know who have upper eyelid sagging, their right eye sags more than the left. ... READ COMMENT